Youth Programs & Camps

Tehachapi Tots - Tot Enrichment

Tehachapi TotsTehachapi Tots is an enrichment, preschool program operated by the Tehachapi Valley Recreation & Park District. The Program serves children 3–5 years of age. Enrollment is open to the public, and children are admitted to the program without regard to race, color, creed, or sex.

Through fun filled activities, this program seeks to enhance you child's social, physical, emotional, and intellectual development. Activities include supervised play, singing, games, story-time, discussion of themes, special events, motor movement, field trips, and much more!

Program Philosophy: To present to children activities that will foster their growth and development, encourage their curiosity, expand their interest, and help them recognize all of their potential.

Tots Enrichment

This is the first class your child attends without a parent participating. This well-balanced enrichment program includes exposure to pre-phonics, math concepts, science, dramatics, motor movement, arts & crafts, and music, plus field trips! Bring a snack to all classes.

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Tots COVID-19 Updates

We are making some changes to the Tots program this year in order to comply with California restrictions.

  • Classes will be 2 consecutive days (Monday/Tuesday and Wednesday/Thursday)
  • Scheduled handwashing/hand sanitizing
  • Frequent sanitizing and disinfecting after all table centers and activities
  • Daily deep cleaning after every class to ensure a safe environment
  • Contactless drop off and pick up
  • Smaller class size and group sizes
  • Individual cubbies with personal supplies
  • Spaced seating during circle time
  • Staff wearing masks at all times
  • Discontinued field trips
  • Discontinued parent visits and parent-involved parties
  • Mandatory temperature checks upon arrival
  • Discontinued afternoon class switching
  • Students are required to have a mask in their backpacks
  • Parent volunteers are limited to 1 in classroom at a time, still cleared by the TVRPD office background check, and must wear a mask at all times
  • Prompt notification to all students if any form of exposure to students, families, or staff is reported
  • 2 week mandatory closure if any direct exposure from student or staff is reported within the classroom. Virtual lessons will still take place in this case for the 2 week closure. Positive tested staff or student must test negative before returning
Registration: Registration for returning students opens July 27
Registration for new students opens August 3
Ages: 3-5 years — MUST be completely potty-trained
Days / Times / Cost: Mondays & Tuesdays:
9:30 AM – 12:00 PM ($85/month)
Full Day 9:30 AM – 2:30 PM ($170/month)

Wednesdays & Thursdays:
9:30 AM – 12:00 PM ($85/month)
Full Day 9:30 AM – 2:30 PM ($170/month)
Fee: Monthly fee + one-time $75 craft fee per tot per class.
Location: Steven Shy Activity Center, 311 East "D" St in Central Park ( directions )
Teacher: Kelsey Ketcheside
More Information: Contact the TVRPD District Office at (661) 822-3228
  • *Each class session is limited to 15 students
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